Activities

OASIS Emergency Interoperability Member Section activities and updates:

2012 Emergency Standards Round-up

OASIS plans to organize an “Emergency Standards Round-up” on the exhibit floor of the Emergency Management & Homeland Security Expo (EMEX), held in conjunction with the annual conference of the International Association of Emergency Managers IAEM. This round-up is
designed to provide companies showcasing applications and tools in support of the Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) suite of
standards more visibility during the event.

Participation is open to all confirmed EMEX exhibitors. Participating companies must have products that support specific

Emergency Alerting Policy Workshop: 1-3 May 2012, Montreal

The Emergency Alerting Policy Workshop will explore domestic policy and international coordination issues surrounding public alerting. Implementations of the OASIS Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) standard will be featured. Workshop co-hosts include OASIS, Environment Canada, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Public Safety Canada, and the World Meteorological Organization. Registration is filled; however, a waiting list is available and additional delegates will be accommodated should cancellations occur.

Emergency Standards Round-up

Emergency Standards Round-up

OASIS plans to organize an “Emergency Standards Round-up” on the exhibit floor of the Emergency Management & Homeland Security Expo (EMEX), held in conjunction with the annual conference of the International Association of Emergency Managers IAEM. This round-up is designed to provide companies showcasing applications and tools in support of the Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) suite of standards more visibility during the event.

EI Reception at the NIEM Training Event

Our Emergency Interoperability (EI) Member Section plans to host a reception on Wednesday, 24 August, following the spotlight session featuring our work. The reception is free of charge and is scheduled to be held from 4:00-6:00 PM in Salon J (at the Philadelphia Marriott).  During this reception, OASIS members are invited to participate in a solution showcase.  This showcase will be integrated into the reception and will provide our members with an opportunity to demonstrate their use of the EM standards.

Recorded presentation now available for EDXL Technical Best Practices Webinar

The OASIS Emergency Interoperability (EI) Member Section is pleased to announce the completion of the third webinar in the series, 'OASIS Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) Technical Best Practices.' 

This webinar as well as the other two in the series are available for complimentary download. 

FEMA Announces Adoption of Common Alerting Protocol for Emergency Alerts Staff, FEMA Announcement

"The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the adoption of a new digital message format for the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), the nation's next generation emergency alert and warning network.
The new digital message format being adopted by FEMA is the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards

Download new EDXL data sheet

This data sheet was produced by the OASIS Emergency Management Adoption Committee.

Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) 1.2 Receives Approval as OASIS Standard

AtHoc, Desktop Alert, Environment Canada, Sandia National Laboratories, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. National Weather Service, Warning Systems, Inc (WSI), and Others Advance Standard for Emergency Management Response

EDXL Poster Presentation at WCDM 2010

In June 2010, the OASIS EI Member Section presented an EDXL Interoperability poster on the exhibit floor at the World Conference on Disaster
Management (WCDM).  View and download the poster presentation.

Call for Participation: EDXL Interop Demonstration at IAEM/EMEX

The August 1st sign-up deadline is just around the corner!  Please don't hesitate to sign-up ASAP.  Participation requirements and benefits may be found online.

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